seed leaf
noun Date: 1686 cotyledon 2

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  • Seed leaf — Seed Seed (s[=e]d), n.; pl. {Seed} or {Seeds}. [OE. seed, sed, AS. s[=ae]d, fr. s[=a]wan to sow; akin to D. zaad seed, G. saat, Icel. s[=a][eth], s[ae][eth]i, Goth. manas[=e][thorn]s seed of men, world. See {Sow} to scatter seed, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seed leaf — seed′ leaf n. bot a cotyledon • Etymology: 1685–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • seed leaf — n. COTYLEDON …   English World dictionary

  • seed leaf — noun embryonic leaf in seed bearing plants • Syn: ↑cotyledon • Hypernyms: ↑cataphyll * * * noun : cotyledon 2 * * * Bot. a cotyledon. [1685 95] * * * seed leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • seed leaf — noun (One of the) first leaf/leaves a seed plants embryo develops Syn: cotyledon See Also: seedcake, seedcase, seed coat, seedeater, seeder, seed fern …   Wiktionary

  • seed leaf — sɪːd‚lɪːf n. cotyledon, primary leaf produced by a seed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seed leaf — /ˈsid lif/ (say seed leef) noun → cotyledon (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • seed leaf — Bot. a cotyledon. [1685 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • seed leaf — noun Botany a cotyledon …   English new terms dictionary

  • seed leaf —   See eophyll …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

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